gas prices http://wrkf.org en Gasoline Prices Rise As U.S. Refineries Send More Fuel Overseas http://wrkf.org/post/gasoline-prices-rise-us-refineries-send-more-fuel-overseas The weather is warming and vacation season approaching.<p>And, just as predictably, the price of gasoline is rising. It does that every spring as refineries switch to more expensive summer blends.<p>But this year, the seasonal price bump is getting an extra bounce. Gasoline is costing consumers about 5 percent more than last year at this time, even though oil supplies are abundant. Why?<p>Experts say U.S. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:51:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 25733 at http://wrkf.org Gasoline Prices Rise As U.S. Refineries Send More Fuel Overseas As Temps Drop, Gas Prices Rise, Along With Demand For Fuel http://wrkf.org/post/temps-drop-gas-prices-rise-along-demand-fuel Cold weather this week has boosted demand for heating fuels across the country. Natural gas prices are up, especially in the Northeast. At one point prices for natural gas into New York City jumped nearly tenfold from an average winter price of $5.68 per million BTU to $55.49, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics company.<p>Part of the problem is getting the gas from where it's produced — these days, in places like Western Pennsylvania — to the population centers where it's burned. Sometimes there just aren't enough pipelines to meet the demand. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:53:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 21047 at http://wrkf.org As Temps Drop, Gas Prices Rise, Along With Demand For Fuel Declining Gas Prices Pump Up A Shaky Economy http://wrkf.org/post/declining-gas-prices-pump-shaky-economy In recent weeks, economists have been worrying about the negative impact of the now-ended government shutdown and potential debt crisis.<p>But away from Capitol Hill, the economy has been getting a big boost: Gasoline prices have been declining, week after week. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:25:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 17615 at http://wrkf.org Declining Gas Prices Pump Up A Shaky Economy